Missouri

What is the State Flowers of Missouri?

The Hawthorn or Crataegus punctata is the state flower of Missouri. Its scientific name is Crataegus punctata. It belongs to the Rosaceae family. Crataegus is the genus of the Hawthorn and its species is C. punctata. The Missouri’s state flower Hawthorn or Crataegus punctata is commonly known dotted hawthorn, downy hawthorn, Red haw or white...

What Is The State tree of Missouri?

Flowering Dogwood is the state tree of Missouri. It is commonly known as American Dogwood, which is scientifically known as Cornus florida and synonyms Benthamia florida, Benthamidia florida, Cornus candidissima, Cynoxylon floridum. Missouri’s state flower Flowering Dogwood is a small, deciduous tree, which comes from Cornaceae (dogwood) family. Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida), belongs the genus...

What is the State Animal of Missouri?

Missouri mule is the official state animal of Missouri. It was entitled as the official state animal of Missouri in 1995. The scientific name of the Missouri state mule is Equus asinus x Equus caballus. Missouri mules pulled pioneer wagons to the Wild West during the 19th century and played a crucial role in moving...

What is the Missouri State Game Bird?

Missouri titled the Bobwhite Quail as its official state game bird of Missouri in 2007. Bobwhite Quail is also known as a partridge. Bobwhite quail is a small bird. It is a lumpy brown bird with a tiny tail. A male bobwhite quail has a white throat which is very distinctive. It has white streak...

What is the Missouri State Bird?

Eastern bluebird was titled as the official state bird of Missouri in 1927. The lovely eastern bluebird are one of the first birds to return north in springtime. The eastern bluebird is a songbird of medium-size. It has a big rotund head, short tail, lumpy body, small black beak, a reddish-orange torso, blue tail and...